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Our expert insights into air conditioning regas in Edinburgh

Our expert insights into air conditioning regas in Edinburgh

What does an air conditioning regas do?

If you’re not getting cold air into your vehicle, regassing is the most likely solution. A regas is the removal of old refrigerant gas from the system and replacing and recharging it.

Symptoms you might need an air conditioning regas

If you notice that the air conditioning in your car isn’t providing the usual levels of cold air, it’s probably time for a regas. Try and use the system all year round to keep it running smoothly.

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How much does it cost to fix my car?

Save up to 30% on your air conditioning regas in Edinburgh. See our table below to browse our honest, upfront prices.

What happens when we regas your air conditioning?

Our fully qualified and efficient mechanics will remove all old refrigerant from your air conditioning system and replace it with the precise quantity of fresh refrigerant.

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Daniel, from London

Hey Fixter, how often should I need to regas my air conditioner?

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What does an air conditioning regas do?

If you’re not getting cold air into your vehicle, regassing is the most likely solution. A regas is the removal of old refrigerant gas from the system and replacing and recharging it.

Symptoms you might need an air conditioning regas

If you notice that the air conditioning in your car isn’t providing the usual levels of cold air, it’s probably time for a regas. Try and use the system all year round to keep it running smoothly.

View more symptomsView more symptoms

How much does it cost to fix my car?

Save up to 30% on your air conditioning regas in Edinburgh. See our table below to browse our honest, upfront prices.

What happens when we regas your air conditioning?

Our fully qualified and efficient mechanics will remove all old refrigerant from your air conditioning system and replace it with the precise quantity of fresh refrigerant.

Learn moreLearn more

Daniel, from London

Hey Fixter, how often should I need to regas my air conditioner?

Daniel
Terry

Terry, Fixter in-house mechanic expert

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How much does air conditioning regas cost in Edinburgh?

How much does air conditioning regas cost in Edinburgh?

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A typical air conditioning regas in Edinburgh costs around £50.50 - £69.34. Depending on your car brand, model and engine, the price of a air conditioning regas on your vehicle can be higher or lower. We have computed prices for some of the best-selling cars in Edinburgh in order to give you an idea of how much the air conditioning regas should cost.

Car make and modelDealers
average price
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Smart Fortwo Coupe

1 litres

£61.49 £51.5016%

Mercedes A140 Elegance Auto

1.4 litres

£62.78 £54.5013%

Peugeot 208

1.2 litres

£60.03 £51.0015%

Mitsubishi Grandis Warrior Di

2 litres

£83.00 £69.3416%

Nissan Almera Sx

1.5 litres

£61.90 £51.5017%

Peugeot 607

2.2 litres

£60.62 £51.5015%

Volvo C30 S

1.6 litres

£58.18 £50.5013%

BMW 116d M Sport

1.5 litres

£63.13 £54.0014%

Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland

3 litres

£80.82 £68.6715%

Peugeot 208

1.2 litres

£60.03 £51.0015%

Nissan Almera Sx

1.5 litres

£61.90 £51.5017%

Volvo C30 S

1.6 litres

£58.18 £50.5013%

Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland

3 litres

£80.82 £68.6715%

Mitsubishi Grandis Warrior Di

2 litres

£83.00 £69.3416%

* The cost of your air conditioning regas depends on your car make and model and may vary depending on your location.

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We personally select every local garage based on our unique 25-point criteria, which includes staff qualifications, equipment standards and customer ratings.

Fully qualified mechanics with 10+ years’ experience 👨‍🔧

Your car is in the UK’s safest expert hands.

Manufacturer-equivalent parts only ⚙️

Identical to your manufacturer’s, but much cheaper!

In-house experts approve all work personally 🔍

Every service carried out by our partner garages is fully reviewed.

12-month warranty on parts and labour 🛠

Any additional work needed will be carried out for free.

Want to learn more about air conditioning regas in Edinburgh?

Want to learn more about air conditioning regas in Edinburgh?

Edinburgh

Edinburgh is the capital city of Scotland, in the county of Midlothian, with an estimated population of 488,000.

It is the 2nd biggest city in Scotland (by population) and the 7th in the UK.

Most famous for Edinburgh Castle and the famous Edinburgh International Festival and Festival Fringe, that celebrates the performing arts, theatre and comedy over a 3-week duration in August.

Another great attraction for Scottish tourism is the annual Edinburgh Hogmanay celebration. Originally an informal street party on the Tron Kirk in the Old Town’s High Street, it now covers 4 days of processions, concerts and fireworks, with the street party beginning on Hogmanay.

Edinburgh has 3 football teams that play in the Scottish Professional Football League: Heart of Midlothian, Hibernian and Edinburgh City. In women’s football, Hibs and Spartans play in the SWPL 1.

The most popular cars in Edinburgh

Given their multipurpose appeal as a family car and sensible commuter vehicle, it’s no great surprise to learn that the VW Golf is estimated to be the most popular car in Edinburgh, according to data provided between 2012 to 2018 by ownership and postcode.

Close on its heels—and in order of popularity—are the Volkswagen Tiguan, Land Rover Discovery Sport, Nissan Qashqai and the Ford Fiesta.

Vehicle numbers in Edinburgh

There are approximately 195,000 licensed vehicles in the Edinburgh area, with some of the most popular models including the Ford Focus, the Mini and the Ford Kuga.

Find a Fixter garage in Edinburgh today

There are a total of 31 Fixter garages in the Edinburgh area, all ready and waiting to provide you with a fantastic quote for your car service, MOT and a wide range of vehicle repairs.

Fixter garages service the following postcodes and more, in and around the Edinburgh area:

  • EH1: Old Town, City Centre, Edinburgh, Scotland
  • EH2: New Town, City Centre, Edinburgh, Scotland
  • EH3: New Town, West End, Tollcross & Fountainbridge, Edinburgh, Scotland
  • EH4: Dean Village, Comely Bank, Barnton & Cramond, Edinburgh, Scotland
  • EH5: Granton & Firth of Forth, Edinburgh, Scotland
  • EH6: Leith & Newhaven, Edinburgh, Scotland

What does an air conditioning regas do?

It’s no longer considered a luxury, so most modern cars come with air con. However, like anything else, it needs regular maintenance. If you’re not getting cold air into your vehicle, regassing is the most likely solution.

A regas is the removal of old refrigerant gas from the system and replacing and recharging it, along with the lubricant and in line with the manufacturer’s instructions, so that the air runs cold again. (By the way, vehicles made from 2017 onwards are legally obliged to use a new type of refrigerant.)

While DIY kits are available, they save you almost nothing compared with getting a specialist to do the job. What’s more, if something goes wrong, you could be left with a pricey bill, or there could be safety issues. (Refrigerant can cause painful freeze burns if it gets on your skin or in your eyes.) Equally, if there are any other problems with the air con system, a professional will be able to put them right.

How often should I need to regas my air conditioner?

Most manufacturers suggest getting the air con serviced every couple of years, although many drivers wait until there’s no cold air coming through before taking action. But it’s really not worth putting it off—as well as creating an uncomfortable travelling environment, poorly working air conditioning makes it harder to demist windows in winter, and may mean the engine has to work harder, so fuel consumption rises. Additionally, pipes in the system could crack, or parts seize up.

The law, vehicle regulations and your MOT

A faulty air conditioner won’t affect your car’s MOT, but it can affect the comfort of you and your passengers. It’s worth keeping your air conditioning running at its optimum performance as the impact it can have on your vehicle’s fuel efficiency could significantly affect the day-to-day cost of your motoring.

What happens when we regas your air conditioning?

  • Our efficient and fully qualified mechanics will check for cracks and leaks that could be hindering the air conditioning system’s efficient operation.
  • Wherever required, all old refrigerant will be removed from your air conditioning system and replaced with the precise quantity of fresh refrigerant.
  • You will also be advised of any other parts that may need to be replaced for the best operation and health of your vehicle.
  • Once the refrigerant has been replaced, our mechanics will test it thoroughly to ensure its correct running make any adjustments required for its premium operation.

Symptoms you might need an AC regas

Your air con isn’t as cold as normal

If your AC has stopped working correctly and you notice that the air conditioning in your car isn’t providing the usual levels of cold air as normal, it’s probably time for a regas.

Looking after your air conditioning

It’s true that most general car services don’t cover air conditioning, but any garage should be able to do a straightforward air con service and regas for you at an affordable price. They will probably want to do a pre-service inspection first, and any repairs needed as a result are usually billed for separately.

The inspection should include looking out for any cracks or leaks that could hinder the system’s efficient working.

Try and use the system all year round to keep it running smoothly, and consider an anti-bacterial clean if musty smells are emerging from the vents—your garage or workshop should also offer this. Additionally, change the cabin filter regularly.

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